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Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrere
by Nancy Toff
Georges Barrere (1876-1944) holds a preeminent place in the history of American flute playing. Best known for two of the landmark works that were written for him--the Poem of Charles Tomlinson Griffes and Density 21.5 by Edgard Varese--he was the most prominent early exemplar of the Paris Conservatoire tradition in the United States and set a new standard for American wood ...more
Hardcover, 437 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2005)
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